Discover Local in Berlin
Explore our favourite places, from hotspots to hidden gems so you can live like a local.
Discover the unknown, the unique and the utterly iconic in the buzzing metropolis that is Berlin.
Appreciate peace at the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church
The Gedächtniskirche (Memorial Church) on Kurfürstendamm is the most famous landmark in the western city centre and one of Berlin’s most important churches.
Admire artwork at East Side Gallery
East Side Gallery is an open-air gallery displaying the work of 118 worldwide artists on a stretch of the Berlin Wall. The messages of hope are still an inspiration to many.
Visit the Urban Nation Museum for Urban Contemporary Art
Berlin is considered the graffiti capital of Germany, if not Europe. To celebrate, and also to conserve new urban artwork, the Urban Nation Museum opened in 2017.
Admire contemporary art at the Hamburger Bahnhof
If you are a modern art lover, we strongly recommend you to visit Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart in the former terminus of the Berlin–Hamburg railway.
Eat kebab at one of the Hasir Restaurants
The story goes the first Hasir Restaurant is the birthplace of the classic kebab, which was not invented in Turkey but in Berlin, making it the secret capital of döner.
Do as taxi drivers do: go to Curry 36
In general, taxi drivers know the best places to eat a quick meal. No wonder Curry 36 is their favourite place for a proper curry sausage since 1981!